UN Programme Analyst, GBV Career Jobs – United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Job Title:      Programme Analyst, GBV
Organization: United Nations
Population Fund (UNFPA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Job ID: 5891
Grade Level: NOA
Reports to: GBV and
Humanitarian Coordinator
About UNFPA:
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is the lead UN agency for
delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, and
every young person’s potential is fulfilled. UNFPA expands the possibilities
for women and young people to lead healthy and productive lives. Since UNFPA started
working in 1969, the number – and rate – of women dying from complications of
pregnancy or childbirth has been halved. Families are smaller and healthier.
Young people are more connected and empowered than ever before.
Job Summary:  The Programme Analyst, GBV will actively contributes
to the UNFPA programme activities in Uganda. The jobholder works to keep the
issue of GBV health high on the agenda of the Government and of the Development
Partners, optimize the allocation of resources, influence policies and improve
consistency, effectiveness of interventions and support the UNFPA GBV
humanitarian response. The UNFPA the Program Analyst- GBV will lead UNFPA’s
programming efforts to prevent and respond to GBV in the context of development
and humanitarian crisis.
UNFPA takes a multi-pronged and multi-stakeholder approach to eliminate
GBV across our development, crisis response and recovery-focused initiatives.
In humanitarian contexts, an integrated package of short and longer-term
interventions is deployed that builds on the work initiated during “normal”
times to address GBV, advance gender equality, and promote the sexual and
reproductive health and rights of women and girls, while rapidly responding to
the changing context and needs.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Partnerships and Coalition Building:
Proactively engage in national and sub-national
GBV sub-clusters to represent UNFPA’s interests and priorities.
Promote shared knowledge and understanding of
the GBV guiding principles and globally-endorsed tools for effective GBV
programme management and inter-agency coordination.
Ensure UNFPA representation in strategic GBV
forum/spaces like the Reference Group, GE/WE/GBV convergence group,
Humanitarian coordination
Build and strengthen partnership with FBOS,
cultural and traditional leaders in addressing GBV
Work closely with partners to develop new and/or
adapt existing training materials to the local context and implement relevant
training sessions for multi‐sectoral prevention and response actors.
Work closely with national and international
actors in-country to develop humanitarian contingency plans that address the
SRH needs of women and youth, including GBV prevention and response.
Work with other relevant sectors/ clusters to
identify risk factors for GBV and develop strategies to address them.
Ensure participation of women and young people
in peace building efforts and in the design of resettlement, return and
reintegration programmes (including DDR)
Technical Leadership:
Work in line with WHO’s Ethical and Safety
Recommendations for Researching, Documenting and Monitoring Sexual Violence in
Emergencies, promote and take leadership to implement safe and ethical GBV
assessments and/or to integrate GBV and SRH-related concerns into other cluster-specific
or inter-cluster assessments. Work with communities to identify security risks
that may increase the affected population’s vulnerability to GBV.
Support GBV and FGM integration into SRH and
other UNFPA programs including FP, HIV and the work with young people.
Support GBV integration into national level GBV
data management systems Integrate GBV prevention and response into humanitarian
programs in conflict and natural disasters.
Take lead and support initiatives to address
adolescent and youth SRH including early child and forced marriages as well as
teenage pregnancy
Support initiatives that promote Male
involvement for GBV prevention and response.
Lead on knowledge and skills development for
UNFPA staff and partners on GBV.
Distribute dignity kits that consider the
specific needs of women and adolescent girls and factor in critical
“protective” items, such as whistles and flashlights.
Distribute post-rape kits and other clinical
commodities to viable health centres, mobile clinics and health actors
responding to the needs of the affected population.
Implement the MISP, including training on
Clinical Management of Rape Survivors.
Ensure existing/functioning health units are
capacitated (trained, provided with appropriate commodities) to address the
health needs of SV survivors.
Establish and/or strengthen desks or units
within functioning police depots specifically to address the needs of women and
Provide context-appropriateindividual and/or
group psychosocial support services, including psychological first aid (PFA).
Provide TA to implementing partners on
Establishing women friendly centres/GBV shelters and/or “safe spaces”.
Ensure women’s access to viable livelihood
services for income generation, including village savings and loan programs,
cash for work initiatives, etc.
Promote community self-help and resilience
strategies. Support the development of community-based strategies for
monitoring security and to identify high-risk “hotspots”.
Engage with national governments to reform existing
laws/polices and/or enact new laws/policies that support survivors’ access to
services (including survivor-centred justice mechanisms) and reinforce positive
gender norms.
Proactively implement programmes for men and
boys that address issues of gender equality, survivor support, men’s role in
GBV prevention, and to promote men and boy’s renunciation of violence against
women and girls.
As relevant, mobilize security mechanisms to
protect women and girls in the context of firewood collection, accessing water,
or other task associated with their meeting their basic survival needs.
Fundraising and Advocacy:
Support Advocacy and Policy for GBV prevention
and response within UNFPA, Government, FBOs, 
CSOs and development partners
Support identification of good practice GBV
intervention and advocate for their inclusion in national action plans and
budget allocations.
Support country office efforts to mobilize
resources particularly for GBV programmes.
Promote and facilitate the inclusion of GBV into
humanitarian appeal processes and documents.
Offer technical support to the development of
relevant advocacy and policy documents to address GBV in the context of broader
gender inequality issues.
Proactively engage media actors to disseminate
and promote GBV prevention messages and to reinforce gender equality
Monitoring and Evaluation:
Actively engage with partners to implement a
standardized approach to data gathering, with an emphasis on ensuring safe and
ethical practices as promoted by the Gender-Based Violence Information
Management System (GBVIMS), the Guiding Principles for Working with GBV
Survivors, and WHO’s Ethical and Safety Recommendations for Researching,
Documenting and Monitoring Sexual Violence in Emergencies.
Collect, compile, and analyze monthly GBV report
data with an emphasis on identifying trends and patterns. Develop monthly
report formats that capture relevant information and that support the analysis
and evaluation of program progress and outcomes.
Conduct regular monitoring of NGO implementing
partners’ activities to ensure that deliverables are met given the budget and
Conduct joint monitoring visits with government
partners, UN agencies, and NGOs.
Prepare standard periodic reports and progress
updates on on-going UNFPA GBV activities for inclusion in OCHA SitReps,
Humanitarian Bulletins, Protection Advisories, Global GBV AoR Weekly Updates,
UNFPA HQ internal and external meetings and advocacy, etc.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNFPA
Programme Analyst, GBV job opportunity should hold an advanced University
degree in social work or other social sciences, public health, community
health, international relations, international law, human rights or related
Prior training in gender issues and their
application in international humanitarian or development settings.
Broad awareness and demonstrable knowledge of
gender issues and their relevance in humanitarian emergency settings.
Awareness and demonstrable knowledge of gender‐based violence issues.
Significant knowledge of reproductive health
issues and/or protection issues in humanitarian settings.
Broad knowledge of humanitarian emergency
operations and roles/responsibilities of humanitarian actors.
Knowledge, skill, and experience in
participatory methods for community development and mobilization.
Group facilitation skills and experience.
Additional training skills.
Counseling skills and experience (recommended).
Coalition‐building skills.
At least one year of experience in program
management (in NGO preferred).
Previous experience working in humanitarian
settings ‐ preferably
in an acute emergency.
Belief in and commitment to a survivor‐centered approach to addressing GBV.
Belief in and commitment to gender equality.
Belief in and commitment to human rights.
Diplomacy and assertiveness; the ability to
respectfully and carefully confront and discuss sensitive issues with a wide
range of actors, groups, and individuals.
Fluency in English
N.B: There is no
application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process.
UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and
does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
How to Apply:
All interested applicants who wish to join the United Nations
Population Fund (UNFPA) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click
on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the
job details.
Deadline: 26th
October, 2016
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